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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.58
KATE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
61% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. KATE: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
KATE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.28 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.58
Equity to Asset 0.19
KATE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
94% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. KATE: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
KATE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.37  Med: 0.55 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.19
-0.37
0.78
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 5.55
M-Score: -2.50
WACC vs ROIC
16.21%
26.51%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.61
KATE's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.88 vs. KATE: 2.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
KATE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -18.41  Med: 9.38 Max: 11.49
Current: 2.61
-18.41
11.49
Net-margin (%) 5.97
KATE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 714 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. KATE: 5.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
KATE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -23.89  Med: 6.16 Max: 13.98
Current: 5.97
-23.89
13.98
ROE (%) 53.38
KATE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 6.86 vs. KATE: 53.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
KATE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -261.43  Med: 18.16 Max: 190.46
Current: 53.38
-261.43
190.46
ROA (%) 7.88
KATE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. KATE: 7.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
KATE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -36.79  Med: 10.96 Max: 16.72
Current: 7.88
-36.79
16.72
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 13.61
KATE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 12.68 vs. KATE: 13.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
KATE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -64.08  Med: 36.42 Max: 65.49
Current: 13.61
-64.08
65.49
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -10.70
KATE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 567 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. KATE: -10.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KATE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -33.4  Med: 4.00 Max: 19.6
Current: -10.7
-33.4
19.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -33.40
KATE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. KATE: -33.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KATE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -33.4  Med: 13.30 Max: 19
Current: -33.4
-33.4
19
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -22.30
KATE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. KATE: -22.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KATE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -40  Med: 9.20 Max: 15.9
Current: -22.3
-40
15.9
» KATE's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

KATE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Signature Select Canadian Fund 196,600 sh (New)
Julian Robertson 60,900 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 200,000 sh (New)
Columbia Wanger 2,859,400 sh (+47.64%)
John Griffin 2,470,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,976,616 sh (-1.60%)
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Q4 2014

KATE Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 415,000 sh (+107.50%)
John Griffin 2,470,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 2,944,891 sh (-1.07%)
Columbia Wanger 2,266,600 sh (-20.73%)
Julian Robertson 38,800 sh (-36.29%)
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Q1 2015

KATE Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Chase Coleman 3,576,165 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 14,354 sh (New)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 287,400 sh (+46.19%)
John Griffin 2,470,000 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,832,141 sh (-3.83%)
Julian Robertson 32,200 sh (-17.01%)
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Q2 2015

KATE Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 81,599 sh (+468.48%)
Chase Coleman 6,200,000 sh (+73.37%)
John Griffin 2,470,000 sh (unchged)
Julian Robertson Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,285,696 sh (-19.29%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 35.79
KATE's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
73% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 19.30 vs. KATE: 35.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
KATE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.8  Med: 17.68 Max: 76.86
Current: 35.79
11.8
76.86
Forward P/E 21.60
KATE's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
74% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 14.95 vs. KATE: 21.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 29.50
KATE's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
69% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 18.80 vs. KATE: 29.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
KATE' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 11.8  Med: 21.26 Max: 152
Current: 29.5
11.8
152
P/B 15.19
KATE's P/B is ranked lower than
97% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. KATE: 15.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KATE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 2.13 Max: 81
Current: 15.19
0.12
81
P/S 2.10
KATE's P/S is ranked lower than
74% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. KATE: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KATE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.86 Max: 6.29
Current: 2.1
0.04
6.29
POCF 43.12
KATE's POCF is ranked lower than
82% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 14.56 vs. KATE: 43.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
KATE' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 9.83 Max: 640
Current: 43.12
0.46
640
EV-to-EBIT 86.04
KATE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
94% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 14.65 vs. KATE: 86.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KATE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -521  Med: -1.30 Max: 4473.2
Current: 86.04
-521
4473.2
Current Ratio 2.17
KATE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. KATE: 2.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KATE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.86  Med: 2.37 Max: 4.12
Current: 2.17
0.86
4.12
Quick Ratio 1.38
KATE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. KATE: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KATE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.38 Max: 2.89
Current: 1.38
0.33
2.89
Days Inventory 143.64
KATE's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
68% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 102.52 vs. KATE: 143.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
KATE' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 73.45  Med: 91.55 Max: 241.03
Current: 143.64
73.45
241.03
Days Sales Outstanding 20.11
KATE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 48.06 vs. KATE: 20.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
KATE' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 22.11  Med: 33.84 Max: 46.79
Current: 20.11
22.11
46.79

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 84.39
KATE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
99% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. KATE: 84.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KATE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.98  Med: 3.85 Max: 303.55
Current: 84.39
0.98
303.55
Price/Median PS Value 2.45
KATE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
86% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. KATE: 2.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
KATE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 1.04 Max: 6.07
Current: 2.45
0.07
6.07
Price/Graham Number 10.66
KATE's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
97% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. KATE: 10.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
KATE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.74 Max: 28.78
Current: 10.66
0.84
28.78
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.20
KATE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. KATE: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KATE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 7.75 Max: 12.9
Current: 1.2
0.1
12.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 9.53
KATE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.02 vs. KATE: 9.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
KATE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -45.4  Med: 14.40 Max: 116.7
Current: 9.53
-45.4
116.7

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 1,353 1,585 1,734
EPS($) 0.51 0.88 1.29
EPS without NRI($) 0.51 0.88 1.29

Business Description

Industry: Manufacturing - Apparel & Furniture » Apparel Manufacturing
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Traded in other countries:LIZ.Germany,
Kate Spade & Co, formerly Fifth & Pacific Companies, Inc., was incorporated in January 1976 in the State of Delaware. The Company designs and markets accessories and apparel under three global, multichannel lifestyle brands: kate spade new york, Kate Spade Saturday and Jack Spade. In addition, the Adelington Design Group, a private brand jewelry design and development group, markets brands through department stores as well as serves J.C. Penney via exclusive supplier agreements for the Liz Claiborne and Monet jewelry lines and Kohl's via an exclusive supplier agreement for Dana Buchman jewelry. The Company also has licenses for the Liz Claiborne New York brand, available at QVC and Lizwear, which is distributed through the club store channel.
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